Feeding Barley to Beef Cattle

Beef Cattle April 20, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

Fact Sheet was written by:

Greg Lardy and Marc Bauer Department of Animal and Range Sciences

and provided by:

North Dakota State University www.ag.ndsu.edu

Barley is an important feed grain in many areas of the world not typically suited for corn production, especially in northern climates. Barley is the principal feed grain in Canada, Europe, and in the northern United States.

The purpose of this review is to compare the nutritive and feeding values of barley to other common feed grains, review data from feeding trials involving barley, and offer barley feeding recommendations.

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Feeding Barley

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